George "Buddy" Guy (born July 30, 1936)[1] is an American blues guitarist and singer

George "Buddy" Guy (born July is an American blues guitarist and singer. Hailed by Eric Clapton in Musician magazine as “the greatest guitar player alive”.

I saw Buddy Guy open for B.B. King.  It was a toss-up as to who should open for who, IMHO.

Buddy Guy: An American blues guitarist and singer. He is an exponent of the Chicago Blues and has influenced blues guitarists Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page and Stevie Ray Vaughn.

Blues legend Buddy Guy and Texas' best rhythm section, Double Trouble, at Gruene Hall, 2004--Grego Anderson

original concert poster - Buddy Guy with Double trouble - Austin, Texas signed by the artist

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Buddy Guy on ‘Ready Steady Go!’ 1965 - Maestro of Blues Guitar - Jimi learned so much from Buddy!

Stevie Ray Vaughn and Buddy Guy.

Stevie Ray Vaughn and Buddy Guy. We have a Stevie autograph hanging in our…

One of today's b'day celebrants Buddy Guy with Eric Clapton in 1969 -- Dick Waterman photo

Buddy Guy and Eric Clapton, London, England, 1969 © Dick Waterman

Buddy Guy (born George Guy, July 30, 1936 in Lettsworth, Louisiana) is an American blues music and rock music guitarist, as well as a singer. Known as an inspiration to Jimi Hendrix and other 1960s blues and rock legends, Guy is considered as an important proponent of Chicago blues made famous by Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf. He has influenced both widely known and local blues guitarists.

Buddy Guy Leads List of 2011 Blues Music Awards Nominees

George "Buddy" Guy is an American blues guitarist and singer. Critically acclaimed, he is a pioneer of the Chicago blues sound and has served as an influence to some of the most notable musicians